Genetic engineering or genetic modification is the direct human manipulation of an organism's genome using modern DNA technology. It involves the introduction of foreign DNA or synthetic genes into the organism of interest. During the early twentieth century, science fiction writers began to ...
I don't know the title but I have the plot, and it is DEFINITELY not Startide Rising. It is a really old book pre-90s for sure, maybe even older. The humans have created genetically engineered ...
According to this wikipedia article about Julian Bashir, human genetic engineering is illegal in the United Federation of Planets (I'm assuming this means not just human but humanoid genetic ...
An earlier, unanswered, question has had me scratching my head trying to remember the author and title of particular short story. In the background revealed in the story, there is a health scare ...
I read a book about 20-30 years ago and can't remember what it was. Here's what I remember. The premise was that through genetic engineering the main character in the story did not need to sleep. ...
From Shadow Puppets: "Yes, yes," said Anton, "so I gleaned from Sister Carlotta, God rest her soul. But why did you, and you alone, sneak out of your bed and go into the bathroom and hide in such ...
I am curious how segregation is criticized among science fiction novelists. Nowadays there are already stigmas and limits in regard to race and culture. Could the inclusion of genetic improvements ...
I just saw Ridley Scott's “Prometheus” and I’m still confused about how the black liquid works. Can anyone elaborate on what its function was and the mechanism by which it operated? I surmise that ...
So I remember reading this book in the early 2000's, and I'm pretty sure it was placed in my classroom, so it was obviously geared toward young adults. It was about a girl who wakes up one day with a ...
In the story it is easier to "terraform" humans to live on this planet than to change the planet. The humans end up looking like the local life forms...crablike creatures. None of the converted ...
I've been trying to track down details of a neat story I read years ago that told several tales about people living in an overpopulated Earth where Vampires and other mythological creatures were now ...
I'm trying to find out the title of a book or short story which I can very dimly remember, no idea on date of publication or even the main plotline! If anyone can identify it from what I can remember, ...
In Ender's Game, is Ender genetically engineered (along with Peter and Valentine) or are they just naturally gifted?